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Asotes (Ashot) imperial spatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Fleurons on both sides. Invocation along the circumference. Border of dots.

κε......τσδουλ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ασοτ
ηˊαˊσπα
θ,επητο
υχρυσοτ
ρικλιν,

Ἀσότῃ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὴ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Obverse

Patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Fleurons on both sides. Invocation along the circumference. Border of dots.

κε......τσδουλ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ασοτ
ηˊαˊσπα
θ,επητο
υχρυσοτ
ρικλιν,

Ἀσότῃ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὴ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2560
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀσότῃ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὴ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου.

Lord, help your servant Asotes imperial protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou.